The objective of the Society is to promote the scientific and engineering knowledge relating to plastics.

SPE is the leading technical society for the global plastics industry. It is a community of individuals involved in the technical and commercial aspects of the plastics and polymer industry. It is a place where individuals can interact, learn and develop skills to meet their personal and professional goals. This community fosters technical innovation and industry competitiveness through scientific development and commercialization.
With over 22,500+ members from 84 different countries, SPE is the largest, most well-known plastics professional society in the world. Celebrating our 75th anniversary in 2017, we are the “go to” place for technical information, training, networking and knowledge sharing for plastics professionals who want to advance their knowledge and their careers

The Society represents all types of professionals involved in the plastics field from student to retired professional. Its mission is to provide and promote scientific and engineering knowledge related to plastics around the world.

Society of Plastics Engineers
6 Berkshire Blvd
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Bethel, CT 06801
+1 203 775 0471

Additive manufacturing to take center stage at SPE’s collaborative-design conference in Detroit

SPEDETROIT, Oct. 5, 2017 – Additive manufacturing/3D printing will be in the spotlight at the Design in Plastics 2017 conference being held Nov. 6-8 in Detroit by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). The two-day program will cover a broad range of topics, with an underlying theme focusing on improving product design and development through better interdisciplinary collaboration.

SPE design conference set for Detroit, focuses on collaborative product development

SPEDETROIT, Sept. 26, 2017 – Organized by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Design in Plastics 2017 is a product design, development and management conference focusing on the challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary collaboration between design, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and R&D. Learn about best practices as well as the latest related to key technologies and innovation management techniques.